, on land that was once part of Blackfriars monastery
.The main street of the Chinatown is Stowell Street, with 唐人街 ("Chinatown") written on street signs to indicate this. Stowell Street and one of the few still extant stretches of Newcastle town wall
mark the northeast boundary of the district. At the north end of Stowell Street on St Andrew's Street is the Chinese arch, facing St James' Park
. South and west of Stowell Street, on the streets and passages around Blackfriars and The Gate
including Charlotte Square and Low Friar Street, are a number of other businesses including restaurants, food shops and cafés.